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Excited Kids Are Baffling Adults With Their Fortnite Halloween Fervor

The Spirit Halloween store closest to Kotaku’s office is in a brightly lit basement. The walls are cement, and the interior of the store is a loose collection of temporary shelves. Every part of this store is crammed with costumes, either individual parts like wigs or facepaint, or entire outfits in a plastic…Read more… Source: …

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Early Access Means Nothing Anymore

Before PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds released, it had become a viral sensation on Twitch, sold 13 million copies and even got its own esports tournament complete with a $350,000 prize pool. It was in early access, a public, but incomplete version of the game sold to help publishers bankroll the game’s development and…Read more… Source: Kotaku | …

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Women On Twitch Go Without Makeup To Support A Fellow Streamer

Earlier this week, one of the most followed streamers on Twitch, Pokimane, surprised viewers by kicking off her stream sans makeup. On Monday, the Fortnite player, podcaster, and IRL streamer decided she’d walk her fans through what it takes to do her makeup for one of those streams. It ended up touching off a wide…Read …

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Fortnite’s Halloween Event Released, Then Removed Because Of Issues [Update: It's Working Again]

Another day, another Fortnite patch. The one that went live this morning is V6.20, notable for introducing the game’s Halloween event, Fortnitemares. Unfortunately, players began experiencing problems, including long matchmaking times, as soon as they started trying to play. Within a few hours the event had already…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Fortnite’s Halloween Event Released, …

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BTS And Jimmy Fallon Did Fortnite Dances 

K-pop supergroup BTS appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, performing “Idol” and as a special bonus “I’m Fine.” The group and talk show host also pulled off their best Fortnite dance moves.Read more… Source: Kotaku | BTS And Jimmy Fallon Did Fortnite Dances 

Epic Games Addresses Recent Fortnite Performance Issues on iOS, Confirms Fix Coming Soon

Fortnite players across platforms have taken to Reddit and Twitter over the past day to point out a few performance bugs plaguing the game in the wake of the new “High Stakes” event, with a glut of users calling the iOS game unplayable over the last 12 hours. Following the complaints, Epic Games this morning …

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Fornite's New Getaway Mode Is A Fast Paced Comedy Of Errors

Fortnite’s newest limited-time mode, Getaway, feels a bit like a mini-crash course in everything you need to know if you want to win in the main battle royale. The capture the flag-esque mode is full of dangerous drops and surprising turns of fortune. Matches are short but packed with new surprises. If you wanted…Read more… …

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Fortnite Summer Skirmish Winner Accused Of Cheating, Defended By Epic

Fortnite’s Summer Skirmish is an invite-only esports event that boasts over $8 million in total prize payout across the summer. A winner from Friday’s tournament has been accused of cheating, and developer Epic has come to the player’s defense.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Fortnite Summer Skirmish Winner Accused Of Cheating, Defended By Epic

'Fortnite' players are having too much fun with Playground mode

Fortnite's Playground mode might have been designed as a testing ground for newcomers, but that hasn't stopped players with irrepressible creative streaks from constructing things that are a little more niche. From Nintendo 64 monoliths and Mario Kar… Source: Engadget | 'Fortnite' players are having too much fun with Playground mode

New York Knicks top pick wore a 'Fortnite' suit to the draft

Last night the (real, not 2K League) NBA Draft took over the Barclays Center in New York, and once again, Fortnite was on display. Considering the age of most top picks it's not surprising the game has fans among players, but Kevin Knox took his trib… Source: Engadget | New York Knicks top pick wore …

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